Arup, a global design and consulting firm, announces two new additions to the senior leadership team with the appointment of Andy Hodgson, as Singapore’s Advisory Services Leader and Tony Chan, as Associate Principal, Southeast Asia’s Cities and Planning team. Together they will support the firm in expanding its capabilities across Southeast Asia, furthering the aspirations of the Arup Future Cities Hub.
“Andy and Tony both bring strong experience working in Asia, furthering our mission to deliver the best quality work for clients and shape better cities across the region. They are both solid integrators of multidisciplinary teams and have a long track record of leading sizeable projects and successful teams. We are excited to have them on board,” said Marianne Foley, Consulting Sector Leader, Arup.
With more than 17 years of experience in infrastructure advisory, Hodgson specialises in providing strategic counsel to a range of clientele including developers, investors and government institutions. As the Advisory Services Leader at Arup, he will help clients across the region formulate infrastructure strategies, assess technical and commercial viability of investments, unlock enterprise value and set long term plans to achieve economic development aspirations. He previously served as director and regional transport advisory lead for Atkins Acuity in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
“I am delighted to be joining Arup at such an exciting time for infrastructure development across Asia. Arup is an established leader in delivering large, technically challenging and strategic city-shaping projects globally. I’m really looking forward to building on Arup’s reputation with my range of experience in this area.
With a strong background of 19 years in sustainable urban development, Chan specialises in leading multidisciplinary teams to efficiently integrate masterplanning and urban design with infrastructure projects. Tony joins from CPG Singapore and was previously a founding member of Arup’s Planning, Development and Design team in Shanghai, where he led various award- winning projects. Tony has since played a key role in a number of pivotal projects across the region such as the creation of the Eastern Economic Corridor in Thailand.
“With cities facing a myriad of physical and geopolitical challenges, I’m looking forward to help clients define and develop urban projects that can be delivered in an integrated and resilient manner. Arup’s commitment to shape thriving, healthy and successful cities is very aligned with what I hope to achieve in this space,” elaborated Chan.